Was ist los? — Jan. 26, 2018

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Red wine hike in Freinsheim
The wine-growing community of Freinsheim sponsors its annual red wine hike today through Sunday. Participants walk on the wine-hiking path from the town hall to a vineyard called “Musikantenbuckel.” They can stop at 16 food and beverage stations to take a break. The event starts at 6 p.m. today and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. For details, visit www.stadt-freinsheim.de. — Courtesy photo

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

Performing arts


Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit

“Die Comedian Harmonists,” a play in German with music from the 1920s and 1930s, 7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 3 and 22.

“Wunschkind,” a play for families with puppets, 11 a.m. today, and 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 4, 11 and 25.

“Macbeth,” a drama by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday, and Feb. 6 and 9; and 6 p.m. Feb. 11.

“Glueckliche Tage,” a play by Samuel Beckett, in German, 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 13, 15, 20.

“Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Feb. 10.

Blues Caravan
The Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents its annual Blues Caravan with Mike Zito, Bernard Allison and Vanja Sky at 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets cost €24. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. — Courtesy photo


Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit

Third chamber concert with works by Franz Schubert, 11 a.m. Sunday.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern

For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Reloaded: Art Weiss’s Midnight Movers playing the classics of soul, 8 p.m. Mondays. Tickets cost €14.

Flash Forward performs alternative rock,
8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €15.

Pauline Ngoc presents “Nuit de la Chanson” with guest Eric Guilleton performing French chansons, 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets cost €19.

Blues Caravan with Mike Zito, Bernard Allison and Vanja Sky, 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Tickets cost €24.

The band Eisfabrik presents dark electro, future pop dance, electro synthie, 8 p.m.
Feb. 9. Tickets cost €20.

Rose Monday fun ‘n’ cult show with Fred Kellner & Die Famose Soul Sister, 8 p.m.
Feb. 12. Tickets cost €22.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Jazz Stage meets Campanula, 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Tickets cost €15.

SWR Studio

Emmerich-Smola-Platz 1, Kaiserslautern
For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

Concert à la carte: The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Friedrich Gulda, 1 p.m. Feb. 8. Lunch will be served at noon. Tickets with lunch cost €23; tickets without lunch cost €13.

Haus des Buergers

Ramstein-Miesenbach. For tickets and details, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de.

The woodwind quintet Nimm 5 presents a concert with classical music, 5 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets cost €12.

Century’s Crime, a Supertramp Tribute Band, performs memorable songs by Supertramp, 8 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets cost €22.

Landstuhl Stadthalle

For details, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de

“Let’s Burlesque,” an erotic show from Berlin with music, dancing and arts,
7:30 p.m. Sunday. Adults only. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

Theater am Ring

Saarlouis, Lothringer Strasse 5
For tickets, visit www.ticket-regional.de.

Silent Explosion Orchestra by Kevin Nasshahn presents a concert with special guests Johannes Mueller, Philipp Schug and a string ensemble with musicians from the German Radio Philharmonics and the Saarland State Orchestra, 6 p.m. Feb. 4. Tickets cost €20, 22 and 24.

Musicals / Opera

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit

Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

“La Cenerentola,” Cinderella, a comical opera by Gioacchino Rossini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 16, 21 and 24.

“Die Nacht der Musials,” the night of musicals, a two-hour long musical gala with songs from renowned musicals, 4 and 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €45.90 to €69.90. For tickets, visit www.dienachtdermusicals.de or call the Pfalztheater.

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater

Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:

For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit

“Blues Brothers,” a rhythm and blues musical, in German, based on the movie by John Landis, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 21 and 27; and 6 p.m. Feb. 25.

“La Boheme,” an opera by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 and 23.

English Theatre

Frankfurt, Gallusanlage 7

For more information, visit

“Jekyll & Hyde,” a Gothic music thriller, through Feb. 11. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays.

Nationaltheater Mannheim

Am Goetheplatz

For more information, visit

“Haensel und Gretel,” a family opera by Engelbert Humperdinck, 5 p.m. today.

“Aida,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern

For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit

“Sutherland’s Giselle,” a ballet dance night by James Sutherland, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 and 23.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern

For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.

“Magic of the Dance,” an Irish dance show with international tap dancers, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets cost from €30 to €71. Visit www.ticketonline.de/magic-of-the-dance-tickets-kaiserslautern.html?


Gartenschau Kaiserslautern event hall

For details visit www.kl-on-ice.de.

Ice-skating rink open through Feb. 18. BigFM Ice Night with disc jockey, 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 2. Daily skating hours are from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. On Friday and Saturday nights, skating hours are extended until 10 p.m. Admission fee is €2.50 for children and €3.50 for adults.



Children’s Fasching party, 2:11 p.m. Sunday.


Ludwigshafen, Erzbergerstrasse 89
For details, visit www.expo-concept.de.

Fair for Arts and Crafting, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is €6 for adults and €3 for children.

Flea markets

Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), Kaiserslautern, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Salt-works in Kurpark, Bad Duerkheim, , Gutleutstrasse 46, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Speyer, Burgstrasse 29, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Feb. 2.

Ludwigshafen, Jacob-von-Lavale-Platz (train station back entrance), 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Globus, Voelklingen, Rathausstrasse 53,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Markthalle Merzig, Brauerstrasse 10, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.